Showing posts with label Monster Hunter: World. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Monster Hunter: World. Show all posts

Friday, October 25, 2019

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne PC Release Date

Capcom reveals official release date for PC version of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne with slew of updates.

It took a couple of months for action role-playing game Monster Hunter: World from developer/publisher Capcom to arrive on PC platform after making initial debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in January 2018.

A major expansion pack titled Iceborne has been released earlier on consoles earlier this year and many players were eagerly looking forward to PC version official release date, which is declared to arrive on January 9, 2020.

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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne PC Release Date

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A brand-new trailer came out announcing Steam launch date for Iceborne and highlights its key features.




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The trailer clearly shows why Capcom took time to release Windows PC version of Iceborne and what that wait will be worth. Released in 4K at 60 FPS, an early preview of how good it will look playing is just teased in advance.

There will be a high resolution texture pack, ultra-wide screen 21:9 support, uncapped frame rate and of course, 4K Resolution support. When winter will finally come to "New World", there will be many monsters to slay on a frozen terrain.

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Capcom is planning Monster Hunter: World X Resident Evil seasonal crossover event for Halloween for next month. Players on PS4 and Xbox consoles will join on November 2019 while a definitive schedule for PC is yet to be revealed.

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne massive expansion DLC pack is already available for pre-order on Steam and priced $49.99 only. Prepare yourself to usher a new hunting season in 2020 and go for new difficulty tier of Master Rank hunts.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Capcom Wants to Revive Old IPs

Following immense success of DMC 5 and Resident Evil 2 Remake, Capcom plans to bring back more classic franchises.

Recent years have been exceptionally great to Japanese video game developer/publisher company Capcom with release of AAA-games like Devil May Cry 5 and Resident Evil 2 Remake, according to financial earnings official report.

For past couple of years, they are making a sort of comeback to scene with several of their old series revival and after having a series of success, Capcom plans on working towards reviving more of their dormant IPs and more remakes.

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Capcom Wants to Revive Old IPs

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Capcom has sold over 4.2 million copies of RE2 Remake by March 2019 and that number has most likely has increased. DMC5 on the other hand, shipped 2.1 million copies and thus, successfully reestablished the series among fans.

Reception for classic remake of Resident Evil 2 was so good at E3 2018 that they expressed interest of doing more remakes even before release. In fact, director Kazunori Kadoi hints at a remake of Resident Evil HD Remaster version.

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Last year, they released Monster Hunter: World from their popular action role-playing game series that did exceptionally well on PC platform. It largely contributed to overall sales figure and lead to massive expansion titled Iceborne.

Although there are no words on which IP they would love to work on, re-release of Onimusha: Warlords earlier in 2018 clearly indicates that Capcom is definitely open to go far and beyond on their back catalog collection.

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Since a large sum of revenue came from digital downloads, some focus will shift to revive more of their legacy collections. Providing extensive support to existing games is also a priority as they helped the company get back on track after long.

For way too long, fans are eagerly waiting to have a revival of action-adventure survival horror series Dino Crisis among other ones. Going after cult classic action RPG hack and slash title Dragon's Dogma could be a good idea for starters.

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Currently they have no major releases scheduled for next year so far, except for Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection that was announced a few months back to launch for current-gen gaming platforms on January 2020.

Capcom most certainly is working on Resident Evil 3 Remake and also confirmed development of Resident Evil 8 following release of Resident Evil 7 but which one among these two titles will come out sooner is yet to be seen.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Monster Hunter: World Comes to Resident Evil

Claire Redfield and Leon Kennedy from Resident Evil series is crossing over with Monster Hunter: World in upcoming event.

According to an annual sales report, developer/publisher Capcom has doubled their profit this year through revenue from digital downloads. Two of their biggest contributors for such growth are Monster Hunter: World and Resident Evil 2.

While every other major AAA-title is currently prepping up for their upcoming Halloween events, Capcom will be joining a bit late with their upcoming Monster Hunter: World X Resident Evil crossover event on November 2019.

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Monster Hunter: World Comes to Resident Evil

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A brand-new trailer for showcases highlighted features of MHW X RE seasonal event, scheduled for next month.




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Lately, action role-playing game Monster Hunter: World has launched its first major expansion Iceborne for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Also, early 2019 saw most-anticipated release of survival horror game Resident Evil 2 Remake.

Resident Evil series protagonists Claire Redfield and Leon Kennedy are very good at slaying monster for survival. Therefore, Capcom had this interesting idea of picking them up from Raccoon City and throw into "New World".

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Fan-favorite 4th survivor, To-fu will likely to be added as a cosmetic alongside other themed unlocks. Zombies are most probably are going to be a part to play as rival Hunters other than some sort of environmental distraction.

The trailer suggests that Hunters will be able to wear Claire and Leon skins aside from a Handler skin of terrifying Tyrant boss, Mr. X. Also, Iceborne expansion will be receiving a free update for a new volcanic area on October 10, 2019.

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Following launch, MHW has cross-promotion with franchises like Mega Man and Street Fighter. Other third-party collaborations include Assassin's Creed series, Final Fantasy XIV, Horizon Zero Dawn and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

Capcom has yet to announce a definitive release date for Monster Hunter: World X Resident Evil seasonal event and how long it is going to last. Whether or not this limited time crossover will come to PC is yet to confirm officially.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Out Now

Embark on a new hunt in newest Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion, out now on PS4 and Xbox One.

Following a December 2018 announcement by developer/publisher Capcom, latest expansion "Iceborne" for action role-playing game Monster Hunter: World had players eagerly waiting for its arrival on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Now that it is finally here after many months of anticipation building with gameplay reveals and teasers, it's time for all Hunters to gear up and band together for newest hunting season in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion.

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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Out Now

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Ahead of you getting into a Hunter's journey, Capcom asks you in a brand-new commercial, "Why do you hunt?"




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Research Commission has found some new and mysterious monster activity in "New World", which is what build up the story. You surely can look forward to get loads of content, new features, gear and meet new monsters.

Right after creating your character, you need to learn crafting and get familiar with weapons to master them. Almost every weapon tree has been expanded for MHW:I with more customization options and new combo moves.

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Focus on Team Play

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Even though you are not assigned to any specific roles directly, it is very important for you to have at least some leadership chops because it can help a hunting party act as a team that can take out any tough challenges thrown at them.

You feline companion Palico in MHW can assist you in punishing hunts if you gear them up to take care of their own. Try to build new tools for them other than your own armor and weapons or level up your tools to unlock their new abilities.

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Upgrade Your Feline Friend

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You can never be ready for almost everything and your surrounding terrain will always throw something at you to bring you down. To keep your stamina bar from going down alongside your spirit, try carrying enough Hot Drinks with you.

There are Nulberries you can you can keep in your pockets to cure Iceblight and they will often come in handy. Therefore, replenish your items by growing herbs and honey in garden to stockpile or using new Steamworks system is a good idea.

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Take Down Majestic Beasts

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PS4 and Xbox One version of Monster Hunter: World massive expansion Iceborne will cost you $39.99 only. However, those who don't have the base game can purchase MHW: Iceborne Master Edition to get both for a price of $59.99.

PC version of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne will become available on Steam at a later date of January 2020 and would probably cost the same. Most importantly, feedbacks from console players will help improve it for better experience.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Fanatical Summer Sale 2019

Fanatical is offering over 90% discount for Summer Sale 2019 on major PC games of this year and beyond.

Summer 2019 is here and renowned online video game retail outlet Fanatical just launched their Summer Sale 2019 offering exciting discount deals on some of this year's best titles on Steam for PC platform, something you can't afford to miss.

Just days ago, developer/publisher Capcom announced to earn record profit from major releases like Devil May Cry 5 (43%), Monster Hunter: World (51%) and Resident Evil 2 Remake (43%), all included within this scorching deal.

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Fanatical Summer Sale 2019

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In top seller section, we have Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition, Dark Souls: Remastered, Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen, Frostpunk, Okami HD, Resident Evil 7 Gold Edition and Yakuza Kiwami with Tokyo Xanadu eX+ adding up as a "STAR DEAL".

Some of their top discounted titles are Borderlands: The Handsome Collection (97%), Deponia (90%), Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (85%) SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition (90%) and Lords of the Fallen: Game of the Year Edition (85%).

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Franchise collection that saw heavily reduce are Commandos Collection, Deus Ex Bundle, Devil May Cry Bundle, F.E.A.R. Bundle, Metro Redux Bundle, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Bundle, Tomb Raider Bundle and Tropico 4: Collectors Bundle.

Even if you are low on budget, you can still grab titles like Bayonetta, Borderlands 2, Dead Island Definitive Edition, Hitman: Blood Money, Just Cause 3, Layers of Fear, Metro 2033 Redux, Resident Evil 4 and Tomb Raider under $5 only.

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Fanatical Games Sale Under $5

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Of course, you will not have to limit yourself with latest games if you already have a back catalog and then you can get going with many older titles, also existing on their list and most of them come with a great price-off right now.

Fanatical summer sale allows you to go crazy with your orders like every year and even with marginal funds, you can bag some Steam games that are under a $1 after their offered discount is taken into account to keep you busy this season.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Capcom Profits Doubled Due to Digital Downloads

Capcom profits increased by 50% this year, thanks to digital downloads of "highly profitable" titles catalog.

Japanese video game developer/publisher company Capcom already have two of their biggest releases earlier this year; Devil May Cry 5 and Resident Evil 2 Remake, both of which performed commercially and critically very well.

Also, their year-on-year sales report suggests that their numbers have improved and saw 50% increase this year, mostly because of digital downloads revenue of their "highly profitable" catalog of popular games on all platforms.

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Capcom Profits Doubled Due to Digital Downloads

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According to their latest financial earnings report, Capcom made record profit first quarter of 2019. Apparently, digital downloads for titles that saw multi-platform release since 2017 has helped break in these impressive numbers.

Their approach to restructuring eSports events in past few years through Capcom Media Ventures has helped grow communities of fighting game and helped Street Fighter V garnering huge fan-support to grow over time.

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Capcom is doing pretty good throughout 2018 and 2019, releasing long-anticipated sequels of fan-favorite franchise like Devil May Cry and Resident Evil that has contributed to considerable amount of shipping units worldwide.

Also, Monster Hunter: World added more to their overall sales figure and the numbers were especially well on PC platform. Major success of MHW has led to upcoming massive expansion pack Iceborne to arrive very soon as well.

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Performance of both Mega Man 11 and Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection alongside Resident Evil 7 was good enough to add. Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate for Nintendo Switch has seen good sales number in and outside of Japan.

Of course, they have no plans to slow down with DMC 5, MHW and RE2Make anytime soon and these crown-jewels of Capcom are likely to get a cross-platform release when PlayStation 5 and Xbox Scarlett will finally hit the stores in 2020.

RELATED: Monster Hunter Movie First Look Revealed

There were never any doubts about increasing fame of these franchise as a new Resident Evil movie reboot is currently in development after its past series has earned over $1 billion while Devil May Cry animated series is in works for Netflix.

A live-action Monster Hunter movie is already in production and looking forward to set up a franchise as well. Capcom is well aware of market appeal of these titles and is likely to produce more installments in upcoming years.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne PS4 Beta Release Date

Capcom has announced schedule of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Beta for PlayStation Plus members on June 21.

Back in December 2018, developer/publisher Capcom officially announced an expansion titled Iceborne for their action role-playing game Monster Hunter: World, which was scheduled to launch on 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

In May 2019, a gameplay reveal trailer was dropped during State of Play broadcast stream of PlayStation with an official console release date set for September 6, 2019 and players on PS4 can jump on board for an exclusive beta on June 21.

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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne PS4 Beta Release Date

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For upcoming massive expansion Iceborne, there will be two part beta test and one of them is exclusive to all PlayStation Plus subscribers. Members of PS Plus can join early from June 21, 3 AM PT/6 PM ET to June 24, Monday on same time.

Then any and every owners of PS4 get to join in for second beta from June 28, 3 AM PT/6 PM ET to July 1, 2019. Capcom also made it so that players who do not even own a copy of MHW can still take part in beta program of Iceborne content update.

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You are allowed access to three quests during beta test; one is Great Jagras hunt from original Monster Hunter: World game, then a face-off against horned wyvern Banbaro and lastly, on a hunt for second generation monster Tigrex.

Players will be given 14 weapons and tools to assist them in hunt and complete these quests. Early preloads will be available only days before each beta period starts and since you need not a purchase of MHW; you can save some time with that.

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Also enjoy this tour video of new key features and changes coming in MHW: Iceborne hosted by the Handler.




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Apparently, they are going so big with Iceborne that one may almost consider it as a new game and given how fans have received the main title with their arms extended, they would likely to make the snow-filled expansion a success as well.

Monster Hunter: World has become one of the best-selling games from Capcom by selling over 12 million copies so far. Iceborne is priced $39.99 only as a stand-alone DLC and you can also purchase a bundle worth $59.99 that comes with the main game.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

PlayStation State of Play May 2019

May 2019 episode of PlayStation State of Play stream features update on anticipated new PS4 releases.

After having their first-ever State of Play broadcast stream back in March, Sony Interactive Entertainment has returned once again with its second episode to showcase announcements for some of the anticipated upcoming PlayStation titles.

Some of these upcoming PS4 games are what keeping everyone on edge of their seats. Compared to their last show, May 2019 is relatively short and straight to the point while also faring a lot better than its first episode in terms of fan-reaction.

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PlayStation State of Play May 2019

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Indulge yourself into the newest State of Play stream that comes bearing some of 2019's biggest announcements.




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Predator: Hunting Grounds | Announced




One of the deadliest creatures from sci-fi action horror genre we came across on movies was undoubtedly big-game hunting Predator that Arnold Schwarzenegger's character Dutch Schaefer has tussled with in 1987 live-action movie.

Now, developer IllFonic is teaming up with 20th Century Fox to bring back that suspense feel of the hunter, who would stalk and kill its prey in upcoming asymmetrical shooter game Predator: Hunting Grounds that will arrive on 2020 for PS4.

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MediEvil | Release Date




Back in October 2018, a PS4 remake for action-adventure hack and slash game MediEvil was announced by developer SIE Worldwide Studios and Sony has revealed its official release date to be this Halloween on October 25, 2019!

Not everyone is lucky enough to get a chance at redemption but Sir Daniel Fortesque gets his chance after death. So, he is returning in an all-new glory this year wielding his enchanted sword at his enemies to liberate Gallowmere from an undead invasion.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake | Teaser Trailer




A high-definition remake of action role-playing game Final Fantasy VII Remake is long overdue now that it was announced back in E3 2015 and developer/publisher Square Enix confirmed that it would arrive sometime before 2023.

Newest spectacular look at FFVII brings back a lot of memory and seeing Aerith and Cloud together is priceless. While teasing us with a glimpse for now, producer Yoshinori Kitase promised to reveal more in June, probably in E3 2019.

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Away: The Survival Series | Announced




Ever wondered about seeing wildlife through perspective of one of its inhabitant and experience how it is out there? Because developer/publisher Breaking Walls is offering you a chance to journey into the wild in Away: The Survival Series.

Coming soon on PlayStation 4, you will be stepping into a world full of danger and opportunity as a Sugar Glider. In your quest for survival, many dangerous creatures of animal kingdom will come cross within wilderness and would make things interesting.

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Riverbond | Gameplay Trailer




Played in dungeon-crawling style, players explore through worlds to slay monsters and collecting treasures by assuming role of a hero character. The game perfectly encapsulates 16-bit era nostalgia and nicely wraps it up with fluid graphics.

Awaiting release for this summer, shoot and slash game Riverbond is designed to experience in four player local co-op adventure and rendered in amazing voxel art style, featuring crossover skins for players from popular indie games.

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Monster Hunter: World – Iceborne | Release Date




On December 2018, developer/publisher Capcom announced a brand-new expansion Iceborne for action RPG Monster Hunter: World. This massive content update takes you into a snow-filled territory and of course explores a new story.

Gameplay reveal trailer for Iceborne offers a quick look at some of its new monsters players would be tussling with once it arrives on September 6, 2019. Fan-favorite monster Nargacuga is returning to give many hunters a tough time when they meet.

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Also, people were apparently less mad at Sony this time since last time their dislike ratio on the presentation on YouTube was double than likes for no reason that mattered and this time, that ratio has been only half of its overall like count.

What we gathered from second State of Play stream is that many are relatively happy upon receiving update on MediEvil and Final Fantasy VII Remake. Plus, many who were waiting for latest news on MHW expansion Iceborne got some more info as well.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Xbox Game Pass to Add Monster Hunter: World, Resident Evil 5 and More

A slew of new games like Monster Hunter: World, Prey, Resident Evil 5 and more are heading to Xbox Game Pass on April, 2019.

Members of Xbox Game Pass monthly subscription service has been noticing some significantly promising wave of titles joining a great collection of over 100 great video games in recent months of 2019, courtesy of Microsoft Studios.

Throughout April 11 to 25, more popular titles are about to join its existing library to allow subscribers access to different franchise and genre where everyone can find something they like and will have fun spending some time with.

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Xbox Game Pass to Add Monster Hunter: World, Resident Evil 5 and More

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Life is Strange 2: Episode 2
After a tragic accident at home, brothers Sean and Daniel had to leave everything behind before hitting the road to reach Mexico. The latter is revealed to have telekinetic power but have no recollection of what happened earlier.

Sea tries to protect his younger brother by teaching him how to control his powers but he falls sick and they are forced to stop at Oregon. For a short while, they were staying at their grandparent's house but then police came looking for them.

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Life is Strange 2: Episode 2 on Xbox Game Pass

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Monster Hunter: World
Enter a vast open-world full of with monsters for some action role-playing game where players take the role of their created character Hunter who are armed with fourteen standard weapons like long bow, hammer or sword to slay those beasts.

By fending off these giant creatures of a fictional "New World", player's character attempts to save Research Commission of Astera, who came here to study Elder Dragons. Often times, you will be aided by assistant handlers from Fifth Fleet during these quests.

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Monster Hunter: World on Xbox Game Pass

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Prey
When researching of an alien species called Typhon goes wrong on space station Talos I due to their hostile takeover, lead character Morgan Yu takes it upon himself to get out of there now that most of their crew members are already killed.

In his quest to find salvation, players get to use a wide range of handy weapons and amazing abilities obtained from killing the Typhons in an open-world setting for first-person shooter that is largely reminiscent of sci-fi classic title System Shock.

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Prey on Xbox Game Pass

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Resident Evil 5
A best-selling game of the Resident Evil franchise, Resident Evil 5 deviates from many core elements of survival horror in favor of a co-op gameplay involving Chris Redfield and Sheva Alomar, eventually turning it into an action game.

Umbrella Corporation has fallen only for a new threat to emerge that takes Chris to Kijuju in Africa. He teamed up with Sheva on a mission to stop bio-organic weapon released by Albert Wesker and met his thought dead former partner Jill Valentine.

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Resident Evil 5 on Xbox Game Pass

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The Golf Club 2
Among all these action and shooting based games, comes a sports simulation in the form of The Golf Club 2 by developer HB Studios and publisher Maximum Games that is designed to deliver most dynamic golf game experience ever.

Aside from enjoying single-player Career mode on your own, players can also join communities online or with friends to play for hours or even compete in tournaments that will earn you fame and money for climbing ranks within them.

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The Golf Club 2 on Xbox Game Pass

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The Walking Dead: A New Frontier
Post-apocalyptic episodic graphic adventure of The Walking Dead from developer/publisher Telltale Games continues in its third season, A New Frontier that follows narrative structure of past two seasons with return of protagonist Clementine.

She will come across a disgraced baseball star named Javier Garcia in a race for survival against a group known as New Frontier in a world already infested by undead mob. This latest conflict forces them to rely on each other and reconsider their choices in each turn.

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The Walking Dead: A New Frontier on Xbox Game Pass

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If you are feeling interested to grab any piece of these actions, you can simply sign up to a membership for only $9.99 per month or just try out a 14-Day Free Trial offer that charges only $1 for your first month of subscription to the service.

Also, use Xbox Game Pass companion mobile app to get all your notifications on the go and even remotely install your select titles to home consoles. With so many games already in current library and more joining the lineup, you can finally keep tabs on them.

Friday, December 28, 2018

Monster Hunter: World X Assassin's Creed Collaboration Event

The latest collaboration of Monster Hunter: World with Assassin's Creed featuring new event quest is live now!

As a part of their continual support with Monster Hunter: World, latest release from action role-playing game series Monster Hunter, developer/publisher Capcom arranged a number of collaboration event throughout the year 2018 and fans have enjoyed those crossovers.

This year, we saw MHW collide with MMORPG title Final Fantasy XIV and announced for an upcoming event with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in 2019. What no one ever saw coming out of nowhere is a surprise mix-up with Assassin's Creed franchise.

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Monster Hunter: World X Assassin's Creed Collaboration Event

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Before we go ahead with spewing details on the event, be sure to check out the official trailer released for the occasion.




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Needless to say that, this is an update that no one could have possibly expected but still, it is here sneaking up on us like members of the secret society of assassins. The first thing we get to celebrate is armor and gear themed on Assassin's Creed.

You can get your hands on "Bayek Layered Armor" or "Assassin’s Hood" tool based on Bayek and Ezio Auditore from Assassin's Creed Origins and Assassin's Creed II respectively by taking part into the limited-time quest called "SDF: Silent, Deadly and Fierce".

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SDF quest will pit you against three of the most aggressive creatures of the game; Odogaron, Deviljho and an elder dragon Lunastra for a face off. When you will enter the arena, the first two will appear right there and the third one only comes up once they are beat.

Despite the gameplay require everyone to be strategic; SDF can be considered as simple beat down at best. Anyone alone can play fool with the two if they want but since others will be playing online, no one is stopping you from trying your luck on multiplayer.

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New SDF Event Quest Live Now!

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Players will only be rewarded with a unique quest item called Senu's Feather after they manage to defeat all three of them. This item will help you unlock "Bayek Layered Armor" gear from AC Origins and requires another one to forge it.

When the Armory attendant Smithy of MHW, he will also offer players "Assassin’s Hood" before sending them to collect another Senu's Feather. Apparently, both of these themed armor and gear requires two of the items and you need more than one SDF quest to complete.

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The event is already started and will run until January 10, 2019 for players on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. No official date for PC version of the experience is given out by Capcom yet except for the mention that it will come at a later date.

Previously, Monster Hunter: World has arranged a cross-promotional event for PS4 players where they could play as Aloy from Horizon Zero Dawn. Then there were few other instances where the game introduced elements from Devil May Cry, Mega Man and Street Fighter.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Monster Hunter: World X Witcher 3 Collaboration Event

A Monster Hunter: World crossover event with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is announced for next year!

2018 has been a great year so far for action role-playing game Monster Hunter: World from developer/publisher Capcom. Within a few months, the title became one of the best-selling games ever of the company and by then it was only released on consoles.

On August 9, it saw PC launch and then a collaboration event with Final Fantasy XIV was announced. Following the success of that crossover, developer CD Projekt Red's fan-favorite character Geralt of Rivia from The Witcher series is coming to MHW.

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Monster Hunter: World X Witcher 3 Collaboration Event

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Watch out the official trailer released for the upcoming world colliding adventure of two action PRG franchises.




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Similarly to the Hunters of the titular game, Geralt also specializes in slaying dangerous monsters and rather than just letting people wear his costume, he will be added as a playable character tasked with completing Witcher-themed quests.

Also, it offers a unique gameplay experience that is a blend of RPG mechanics from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt into the world of Monster Hunter. To see Geralt implementing his combat prowess of swordplay and magic powers against the giant beasts will be really interesting.

RELATED: Monster Hunter Movie First Look Revealed

A live-action Monster Hunter movie starring Milla Jovovich (The Fifth Element, Ultraviolet) is currently in development and we have seen her in action in first-look exclusive photo from the set alongside actor Tony Jaa (Ong-Bak, Tom-Yum-Goong).

The Witcher 3 came out on 2015 as the latest game of the series and a TV Series titled Netflix’s The Witcher is in works starring Henry Cavill (Justice League, Man of Steel). The protagonist, Geralt of Rivia has appeared as a guest character in Bandai Namco's popular fighting game Soulcalibur VI.

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Monster Hunter: World X Witcher 3 crossover event will arrive on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in early 2019. Players on PC will also be able to take part in the celebration at a later date that is yet to be announced officially.

Moreover, the game will receive a major expansion pack titiled, Iceborne for all available platforms in autumn 2019. Capcom has already laid out great plans for MHW and the road-map towards next year looks pretty great to keep the fans engaged.

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Expansion Announced

A massive new expansion Monster Hunter World: Iceborne is announced and it is coming in autumn 2019.

The latest release in the line of action role-playing game series Monster Hunter from developer/publisher Capcom is Monster Hunter: World that came out in January 2018, for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, then on August 2018, for PC.

It has become one of their best-selling games ever and even kick-started developments for a live-action Monster Hunter movie. To celebrate these accomplishment in a short period, a massive expansion tilted "Iceborne" is announced for 2019.

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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Expansion Announced

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Capcom released a spectacular new trailer to showcase what Iceborne expansion would be like in advance for the fans of MHW.




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Iceborne will take players into a new adventure that is a continuation of the MHW campaign in a winter world. New weapons will be introduced to send them on newer quests to engage and kill more menacing monsters in a cold weather environment.

Developers didn't reveal much more about their upcoming DLC and we have to make it past this winter season to get additional look into the content. However, they confirmed that the update will be larger than any other expansions they released before.

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Hunters can look up to a crossover event with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt that will have these PRG worlds collide together.




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Monster Hunter: World is now 50% off at PlayStation Store for only $29.99 and Xbox Live Gold members can buy it for $25.00 only at Microsoft Store. There are a bunch of free add-ons along with a Trial Version for players on both consoles.

Iceborne expansion pack is scheduled to launch on autumn 2019 for PS4 and Xbox One, followed by a PC release on a later date. So, prepare your weapons and armor in anticipation for a legendary hunt you are about to embark next year.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Game Awards 2018 Nominees

Nominations for The Game Awards 2018 are revealed and some of the most beloved titles of 2018 are fighting for GOTY.

Like each year, 2018 has blessed us with some of the best games that we are really thankful for and then there were some disappointments as well. The nominees for The Game Awards 2018 are already revealed and we can see some of the hottest game of 2018 among them.

In the 30 announced categories, the intensity of competition is high between God of War, Marvel's Spider-Man and Red Dead Redemption 2. The first two of these titles are PlayStation 4-exclusive titles of 2018 by the way.

the game awards 2018 nominees revealed
The Game Awards 2018 Nominees

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Although God of War and RDR2 are on a major tug of war regarding most of the nominations of this year, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, indie title Celeste and Monster Hunter: World are giving a tough run to become Game of the Year.



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To celebrate achievements of these titles, the full list of nominations from all categories are given below for you to take a quick look at. You're welcome.

Game of the Year

  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • Celeste
  • God of War
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Red Dead Redemption 2

Best Action Game

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Dead Cells
  • Destiny 2: Forsaken
  • Far Cry 5
  • Mega Man 11

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey
  • God of War
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Best Role Playing Game

  • Dragon Quest XI
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Ni no Kuni II
  • Octopath Traveler
  • Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

Best Game Direction

  • A Way Out
  • Detroit: Become Human
  • God of War
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Red Dead Redemption 2

Best Narrative

  • Detroit: Become Human
  • God of War
  • Life is Strange 2: Episode 1
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Red Dead Redemption 2

Best Ongoing Game

  • Destiny 2: Forsaken
  • Fortnite
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Overwatch
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Best Art Direction

  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • God of War
  • Octopath Traveler
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Return of the Obra Dinn

Best Score/Music

  • Celeste
  • God of War
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
  • Octopath Traveler
  • Red Dead Redemption 2

Best Audio Design

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Forza Horizon 4
  • God of War
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Red Dead Redemption 2

Best Independent Game

  • Celeste
  • Dead Cells
  • Intro the Breach
  • Return of the Obra Dinn
  • The Messenger

Best Performance

  • Bryan Dechart as Connor (Detroit: Become Human)
  • Christopher Judge as Kratos (God of War)
  • Melissanthi Mahut as Kassandra (Assassin’s Creed Odyssey)
  • Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan (Red Dead Redemption 2)
  • Yuri Lowenthal as Peter Parker (Marvel’s Spider-Man)

Games for Impact

  • 11-11 Memories Retold
  • Celeste
  • Florence
  • Life is Strange 2
  • The Missing: JJ Macfield and the Island of Memories

Best Mobile Game

  • Donut County
  • Florence
  • Fortnite
  • PUBG MOBILE
  • Reigns: Game of Thrones

Best VR/AR Game

  • ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission
  • Beat Saber
  • Firewall Zero Hour
  • Moss
  • Tetris Effect

Best Fighting Game

  • BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • Soul Caliber VI
  • Street Fighter V Arcade

Best Family Game

  • Mario Tennis Aces
  • Nintendo Labo
  • Overcooked 2
  • Starlink: Battle for Atlas
  • Super Mario Party

Best Sports/Racing Game

  • FIFA 19
  • Forza Horizon 4
  • Mario Tennis Aces
  • NBA 2K19
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2019

Best Multiplayer Game

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Destiny 2: Forsaken
  • Fortnite
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Sea of Thieves

Best Student Game

  • Combat 2018
  • Dash Quasar
  • JERA
  • LIFF
  • RE: Charge

Best Debut Indie Game

  • Donut County
  • Florence
  • Moss
  • The Messenger
  • Yoku’s Island Express

Best eSports Game

  • CSGO
  • DOTA2
  • Fortnite
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch

Best eSports Player

  • Dominique "SonicFox" McLean
  • Hajime "Tokido" Taniguchi
  • Jian "Uzi" Zi-Hao
  • Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev
  • Sung-hygeon "JJoNak" Bang

Best eSports Team

  • Astralis
  • Cloud9
  • Fnatic
  • London Spitfire
  • OG

Best eSports Coach

  • Bok "Reapered" Han-gyu
  • Christian "ppasarel" Banaseanu
  • Danny "zonic" Sorensen
  • Dylan Falco
  • Jakob "YamatoCannon" Mebdi
  • Janko "YNk" Paunovic

Best eSports Event

  • ELAGUE Major: Boston 2018
  • EVO 2018
  • League of Legends World Championship
  • Overwatch League Grand Finals
  • The International 2018

Best eSports Host

  • Alex "Goldenboy" Mendez
  • Alex "Machine" Richardson
  • Anders Blume
  • Eefje "Sjokz" Depoortere
  • Paul "RedEye" Chaloner

Best eSports Moment

  • C9 comeback win in triple OT vs FAZE
  • G2 beating RNG
  • KT vs IG Base Race
  • OG’s massive upset of LGD
  • SonicFox side switch against Go1 in DBZ

Content Creator of the Year

  • Dr. Lupo
  • Myth
  • Ninja
  • Pokimane
  • Willyrex

Favorite Moment of 2017

  • Carol Shaw (Industry Icon)
  • The Game Awards Orchestra (Performance)
  • Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro (Moment)
  • Josef Fares (A Way Out)
  • Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Game of the Year)

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Public voting for The Game Awards 2018 is currently open for everyone on their official site and participants can vote once every 24 hours until the results come in live on December 6. Vote for your favorite games, developer studio and even eSports champions to see them win on the grand platform.

Presented in stunning 4K UHD resolution, you can watch the program for free from anywhere on any of the popular digital media platforms like Facebook Live, Mixer, PlayStation Network, Steam TV, Twitch, Twitter, Xbox Live and YouTube at 5:30 PM PT.